Classic cosy crime from a master of the genre now in stunning new retro packaging
To the innocent visitor the picturesque village of Greenings would appear to be a haven of tranquility. But every place has its secrets and beneath the calm surface lurk hidden resentments and dangerous passions. When a man is found lying face down in a nearby watersplash, the verdict is death by misadventure. But Miss Silver happens to be in the neighbourhood and she suspects foul play . . .
You can't go wrong with Miss Maud Silver. — Observer
Miss Silver has her place in detective fiction as surely as Lord Peter Wimsey or Hercule Poirot — Manchester Evening News
Miss Wentworth is a first-rate storyteller — Daily Telegraph
Miss Silver is marvellous — Daily Mail
Patricia Wentworth has created a great detective in Miss Silver, the little old lady who nobody notices, but who in turn notices everything — Paula Gosling
...some of the best examples of the British country-house murder mystery — Alfred Hitchcock Magazine